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211 is an essential service that helps Albertans find the right resource or service for whatever issue they need help with, at the right time.
211 is available 24/7 by phone, text and chat. The service is free, confidential, and available in over 170 languages over the phone.
AHS Addiction Helpline
The Addiction and Mental Health Helpline is a confidential service that provides support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing addiction and mental health concerns, including problem gambling.
The service is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists. It operates 24/7 and is available to all Albertans.
AHS Mental Health Helpline
The Mental Health Helpline is a 24/7 confidential service that provides support, information and referrals to Albertans experiencing mental health concerns.
The line is staffed by a multidisciplinary team comprised of nurses, psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, and psychologists.
The service provides:
- confidential, anonymous service
- information about mental health programs and services
All People, All Pathways
CAPSA’s All People, All Pathways groups provide a safe and inclusive community of support for those who are questioning their relationship with substances.
The Distress Line provides confidential, non-judgmental, and short-term crisis intervention, emotional support and resources to people in crisis or distress. They also support family, friends and caregivers of people in crisis.
The Distress Line is available 24/7.
Kids Help Phone
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only 24/7 national support service. They offer professional counselling, information and referrals, and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French.
Whether by phone, text, mobile app or through their website, you can connect with Kids Help Phone whenever you want, however you want.
Their service is completely confidential.
1-800-668-6868 | text “CONNECT” to 686868
Recovery on Campus
Campus Recovery is possible. ROC Alberta is on a mission to co-create peer-driven campus communities that support and celebrate all pathways of recovery for students, faculty, and staff in Alberta and beyond.
- education and training resources,
- support services,
- research and collaboration opportunities, and
- awards and scholarships.